As most of you probably know, the idea for this firm started way back in October at the PRSSA National Conference in Philadelphia. Little did I know that just six months later, PRowl Public Relations would become a successful, flourishing agency.I am extremely proud to be a part of this project. I have enjoyed seeing … Continue reading A Message for PRowl — Natalie’s Farewell
Today is my last day at my internship. It's been a great experience- nine months of quality work in an agency atmosphere. But as I leave today, I want to be sure I take the right things with me and leave the right things behind. Here are my tips for your last day on the … Continue reading Your Last Day on the Job- What to Take and What to Leave
Today is a big day in PA -- the Pennsylvania Primary.People all over our state will be hitting the polls to choose their favorite candidate. We, as PR people, know that political campaigns are all about strategy and persuasion. What's the PR perspective?Hillary and Barack have both had their share of PR moments. Hillary's crying … Continue reading The PA Primary: Which campaign will prevail?
Today at Temple's Spring Fling, PRowl members were handling some promotions for clients - namely handing out flyers to Temple students. Some members were more successful than others. So I set out on a search for some tips for handing out flyers. Here's what I found at http://www.ehow.com: (These are general tips- most of which … Continue reading How to make them take the bait
Yesterday, a group from Temple's PRSSA had the opportunity to step inside the world of the journalists at the Philadelphia Daily News.* We heard from four fine Daily News writers -- Debi Licklider, Howard Gensler, Jonathan Takiff and Dan Gross. Here are some of the great pitching tips they let us in on:Recognize the Value … Continue reading Top Take-aways from the Daily News Crew
Networking is a huge part of the PR business. Period. We can't get away from it.Sometimes networking can seem daunting, especially if you're networking with people who are older than you or have much higher positions than you in the working world. Luckily, PRSSA has a clever solution!On Thursday, April 10, you can practice your … Continue reading Take the Work Out of Networking
We've almost made it to April.. graduation is just around the corner. If you're a senior, you're on the verge of A LOT of big decision.One of those decisions is what happens after May 22. Grad school or a full-time job? How do you choose?The only thing that's for sure here is that there's no … Continue reading Grad School or Full-Time?
Recession.We've all heard the word. We know it's not good. But do we really understand it's implications on the PR world?The United States is clearly in an economic downturn, and service industries like PR will definitely be affected. Lay-offs in the industry have already been reported at large firms like Fleishman Hillard.One of the top … Continue reading Is PR toast in 2009?
This past October, Rich Jernstadt served as the keynote speaker at the PRSSA National Conference in Philadelphia. He spoke about six ways that college can prepare us for careers in PR:1. COURSEWORK. Be flexible. Get as much as you can from your PR classes, but make sure to expand your horizons and check out other … Continue reading Tip of the Day
Today, Temple professor Scott Gratson spoke with PRSSA students at our weekly meeting. We learned a few tips from his presentation that we'd like to share with all of you. -BE A NEWS JUNKIE. Always be checking out the local, national and international headlines. Not only will knowledge of current events be useful in an … Continue reading Tip of the Day